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Buzzworthy: Is it 'theater' or 'theatre'? Depends on whom you ask

The last time you went to a play, you may not have been in a theater. You may have been in a theatre.


Related Topix: Arts, Bradenton, FL, Tampa, FL

Sat Jul 12, 2014

News Observer

Tomorrow’s stars are onstage now in youth theater programs

Collin Yates as Jesus, center, and the NC Theatre Conservatory rehearse a scene from "Jesus Christ Superstar" at the troupe's rehearsal space in North Raleigh on June 26, 2014.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Jesus Christ Superstar, Raleigh, NC, Family, Kids


Fiasco Theater's Re-Imagined Into the Woods Plays Old Globe Beginning July 12

Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine 's Tony Award-winning musical Into the Woods , which made its world premiere at The Old Globe in 1986, is presented in a re-imagined production at the San Diego theatre beginning July 12. Directed by Noah Brody and Ben Steinfeld , the acting company includes Jessie Austrian , Noah Brody , Matt Castle , Alison ... (more)


Related Topix: Into the Woods, Musical Movies, Classical, Stephen Sondheim, Arts

Daily Mail

Widow of man shot dead in movie theater 'for texting' hits out at...

'Daddy, I'm getting married to Charlie Manson!' Father relives the moment his daughter revealed she intended to wed infamous killer and how he has incredibly come to accept it EXCLUSIVE: Family fears Glee star Becca Tobin's 'workaholic' boyfriend was killed by STRESS as authorities confirm no drugs were found in the hotel room 'I forgive you for ... (more)


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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Drive-ins use creativity to afford digital switch

In this photo made Thursday, June 26, 2014, light from a digital projector beams from the projection house at the Saco Drive-In in Saco, Maine.


Related Topix: Saco, ME, Arts

WTAX-AM Springfield

Andy Serkis as Caesar in a scene from the film, "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes."

You can officially forget Dr. Zaius . In fact, if you think Rupert Wyatt 's impressive Rise of the Planet of the Apes from 2011 was the best that particular series could possibly do, you can forget that, too.


Related Topix: Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Arts, Let Me In

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Los Banos community theater set to tackle a classic

A reworked version of a children's classic will be performed at the Ted Falasco Arts Center later this month.


Related Topix: Los Banos, CA, Arts, Alice in Wonderland, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Family, Musical Movies, Life, Lughnasadh, Holidays, 9, Dos Palos, CA

Weekend theater this weekend: July 11 - 13, 2014

You will have some tough choices this weekend as it is opening weekend for several outstanding performances in town.


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WWWM-FM Toledo

Taylor Swift's "Head Is Spinning" After Seeing "The Giver," Watch Her at the Premiere at a Theater Near You [From ABC News]

Taylor Swift's "Head Is Spinning" After Seeing "The Giver," Watch Her at the Premiere at a Theater Near You Taylor Swift filmed her role in the movie The Giver quite some time ago, but she recently go to see the finished product -- and boy, did she like it.


Related Topix: Arts

Sarasota's Banyan Theater offers a solid Arthur Miller play

When a theater company produces an Arthur Miller play, chances are it's going to be "Death of a Salesman," "The Crucible" or "All My Sons."


Related Topix: Arthur Miller, Arts, Vocal, Sarasota, FL

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Jerry Seinfeld to play Milwaukee's Riverside Theater Oct. 10

Although he's still best known for a self-titled sitcom that this month is marking its 25th anniversary, Seinfeld is nothing if not current.


Related Topix: Arts, Celebrities, Jerry Seinfeld, Milwaukee, WI, Entertainment

The News Tribune

Christmas in July: Theater looking for the next Ralphie

The 5th Avenue Theatre is already making its Christmas list and your kid might be on it.


Related Topix: Arts, Life, Holidays, Christmas, Downtown (Seattle, WA), University Village (Seattle, WA), Seattle, WA, Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Warner Robins Little Theater aims for laughs with ‘Hotbed Hotel’

Drisco Clemons left, hangs out after a shock, as Bill Felton and Darby Arthur check in with Alexander Raines and Annie Sinatra in "Hotbed Hotel."


Related Topix: Arts, Houston County, GA, Warner Robins, GA

New Hampshire Public Radio -

In Stories Of Muslim Identity, Playwright Explores Fault Lines Of Faith

Ayad Akhtar is a novelist, actor and screenwriter. And when his first play, Disgraced, won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2013, he also became one of the most talked about new voices in American theater.


Related Topix: Arts

The Willits News

Alec Baldwin to star with Tom Cruise in next 'Mission Impossible'

Baldwin would play the director of the CIA, while "The White Queen" star Rebecca Ferguson will reportedly play a villain, an individual familiar with the Paramount project told TheWrap.


Related Topix: Mission: Impossible, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Tom Cruise, Alec Baldwin, Arts, Entertainment

Bellingham Herald

David Byrne readies 'Here Lies Love' in London

This image released by The O and M Co. shows Ruthie Ann Miles as Imelda Marcos in "Here Lies Love," with concept and lyrics by David Byrne, music by David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, at The Public Theater in New York.


Related Topix: Arts, Talking Heads, Pop/Rock

Washington Times

David Byrne readies 'Here Lies Love' in London

David Byrne has gone more than an extra mile to ensure his immersive show "Here Lies Love" about Filipino ex-first lady Imelda Marcos is as authentic as possible as it goes international: He's just finished casting in Manila.


Related Topix: Talking Heads, Pop/Rock, Arts


Historic Fayette Theater presents...

The lights are up at Historic Fayette Theater and time is running out to get your ticket for its upcoming production.


Related Topix: Arts

The Baltimore Sun

Region's movie theaters staging a comeback

With today's opening of a 15-screen Cinemark theater in Towson, Baltimore and its immediate area - that is, within the Beltway - is home to nearly 60 movie screens.


Related Topix: Arts, Baltimore, MD, Towson, MD, Glen Burnie, MD, Movies, Entertainment

Wed Jul 09, 2014


Obama to border critics: 'This is not theater'

Tens of thousands of children streaming from chaotic Central American nations to the U.S. border have overwhelmed the government's ability to respond, senior administration officials said Wednesday as President Barack Obama urged Congress to move swiftly to approve emergency spending request for the crisis.


Related Topix: Arts, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Senator Ted Cruz, Texas Government, Texas, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn